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“Let’s Party Naked” – A Tennis Rivalry From 1986 Revisited

“Let’s Party Naked” – A Tennis Rivalry From 1986 Revisited

Nov. 22 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Rivalries are what make tennis – and sports in general – great. John McEnroe vs. Ivan Lendl. Martina Navratilova vs. Chris Evert. Pete Sampras vs. Andre Agassi. In my high school playing days, the big rivalry...

The Longest-Serving USTA President….James Dwight

The Longest-Serving USTA President….James Dwight

Nov. 17 | by Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   The United States Tennis Association just officially announced that Katrina Adams will serve a rare second term as President of the organization. Who is the longest serving President in the history of the USTA?...

Karolina Pliskova, Lucas Pouille Wins Give Reason To Celebrate US Open’s Ultimate-Set Tiebreakers

Karolina Pliskova, Lucas Pouille Wins Give Reason To Celebrate US Open’s Ultimate-Set Tiebreakers

Sep. 6 | by Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Ultimate-set tiebreakers have been the talk of the U.S. Open with Lucas Pouille defeating Rafael Nadal 6-1, 2-6, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (6) in the fourth round of men’s singles and Karolina Pliskova beating Venus Williams...

Latvian Anastasija Sevastova Puts Leisure Management Studies Aside To Achieve Career Heights

Latvian Anastasija Sevastova Puts Leisure Management Studies Aside To Achieve Career Heights

Sep. 4 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   The world of leisure management’s loss is the tennis world’s gain. Leisure management is what the Latvian pro tennis player Anastasija Sevastova studied when she first retired from tennis three years...

A Common Thread For US Open Rabble-Rousers Kyle Edmund, Anastasija Sevastova – Vero Beach, Florida

A Common Thread For US Open Rabble-Rousers Kyle Edmund, Anastasija Sevastova – Vero Beach, Florida

Sep. 3 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Vero Beach, Florida is one of the best – if not the best – tennis town in the United States. I’m a bit biased, being a part-time Vero resident, but passing through the town on the east coast...

China’s Shuai Zhang Getting The Hang Of This Grand Slam Tournament Thing

China’s Shuai Zhang Getting The Hang Of This Grand Slam Tournament Thing

Sep. 1 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Shuai Zhang is getting this Grand Slam tournament thing down. The 27-year-old from China, who famously reached the quarterfinals at the Asutralian Open this year after going 0-14 in her creer at Grand Slam events,...

So Nervous To Win You Have To Serve Underhanded? It Happened At The 2016 US Open

So Nervous To Win You Have To Serve Underhanded? It Happened At The 2016 US Open

Aug. 31 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Almost everyone who has played competitive sports have been in tense situations where nerves and choking have occurred. Double faults.  Unforced errors. Passive play. But have you ever been so nervous that you...

Cramps, Controversy End Dream U.S. Open Run For Former Greenwich Teaching Pro “Saki” Myneni

Cramps, Controversy End Dream U.S. Open Run For Former Greenwich Teaching Pro “Saki” Myneni

Aug. 29 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Cramps and a controversial over-rule ended the incredible run of India’s Saketh Myneni Monday at the 2016 U.S. Open. The 28-year-old former four-year teaching professional at Burning Tree Country Club in nearby...

Caroline Wozniacki Joins Bjorn Borg, Tamarine Tanasugarn In US Open Trivia Book With Win On New Grandstand

Caroline Wozniacki Joins Bjorn Borg, Tamarine Tanasugarn In US Open Trivia Book With Win On New Grandstand

Aug. 29 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Caroline Wozniacki joined Bjorn Borg and Tamarine Tanasugarn in the US Open trivia book Monday. Wozniacki defeated Taylor Townsend  4-6, 6-3, 6-4 to become the first player to win a match on the new. Grandstand...

When The Shy Tennis Teaching Pro You Were Reluctant To Hire Qualifies For The U.S. Open

When The Shy Tennis Teaching Pro You Were Reluctant To Hire Qualifies For The U.S. Open

Aug. 27 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Teaching pros in tennis have a lot on the line with hiring their staff of assistant pros for seasonal or permanent positions at clubs around the world. Their hires are a reflection on them and they must be able...

Former Greenwich Tennis Teaching Pro “Saki” Myneni of India Qualifies For 2016 US Open Main Draw

Former Greenwich Tennis Teaching Pro “Saki” Myneni of India Qualifies For 2016 US Open Main Draw

Aug. 26 | by Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Four years ago, Saketh “Saki” Myneni was teaching tennis at the Burning Tree Country Club in Greenwich, Connecticut. Now, he will be playing in the singles main draw of the 2016 U.S. Open. Myneni defeated...

Even Without Olympic Gold, Andy Murray Is Ranked No. 1 In The World (In One Sensible But Defunct Ranking System)

Even Without Olympic Gold, Andy Murray Is Ranked No. 1 In The World (In One Sensible But Defunct Ranking System)

Aug. 24 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Who is the best player so far this year in men’s tennis? It’s Andy Murray, according to one sensible, but now defunct ranking system that does not include the Olympic Games, which was won by Murray. Wait a...